The Centre, via the May 28 notification, delegated the power to grant citizenship to the Collectors of 13 more districts -- Morbi, Rajkot, Patan, and Vadodara in Gujarat, Jalore, Udaipur, Pali, Barmer, and Sirohi in Rajasthan, Durg and Balodabazar in Chhattisgarh, Faridabad in Haryana and Jalandhar in Punjab -- and to the Home Secretaries of Haryana and Punjab.
New Delhi: The government has been granted time till April 9 by Lok Sabha and July 9 by Rajya Sabha to frame rules under the citizenship law. Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said in Lok Sabha that the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 (CAA) was notified on December 12, 2019 and came into […]
New Delhi: The Union Home Ministry has informed a Department Related Standing Committee of Parliament that it needs three more months to frame the rules of the newly passed Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). A senior official told IANS that the Ministry had raised the issue before the Standing Committee in its recent meeting and said […]